for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! the san francisco giants team plane got a special wet sendoff at sfo as their charter jet left for st. louis. our camera was the only one there. the giants scheduled to play games three, four and five at busch stadium in st. louis.